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is money for amtrak projects, fisheries in alaska and mississippi and new cars for the justice department. >> it's like they don't get it that we've got the warning siren going on the debt crisis, and yet they want to do things just the way they've always done. >> reporter: the ultimate losers, experts says, are americans asked to pay more taxes or to give up benefits. lisa meyers, nbc news, washington. >>> when we come back, tonight's the night for fans of one of the biggest british imports since the beatles. >>> thought you might have been walking on stilts. >> do you think we should say something to your mother when she gets here? >> no. >>> back now with a reason a lot of folks across the country are dressed to the nines tonight, party guests on the list, dinner in the dining room, tea and drinks to follow on the couch, all to celebrate the return of a tv favorite. we get more now from nbc's lady michelle franzen. >> what should we call each other? >> well, we could always start with mrs. crawly and lady grantham. >> reporter: "downton abbey," the british series where the old world of
as mississippi and texas kind of going out to enact reforms. in 2004 and 2008, mississippi, for example, enacted laws that expanded parole eligibility and eliminated their truth in sentencing law placing parole restrictions on nonviolent offenders. they actually said if you're serving a nonviolent offense, you can be eligible for parole after serving 25 president of your -- 25% of your sentence rather than 85 president of your sentence. those were projected to save the state $450 million between 2008 and 2012 and reduce its prison population growth by a very significant percentage. since 2008 mississippi's crime rate has fallen to it lowest level since 1984. kentucky is another state enacted a law in 2011 that eliminated pretrial detention for many drug offenses including marijuana possession. and instituted probation for drug possession, reduced sentences for drug crimes and expanded parole eligibility. that reform is projected to save the state $422 million by 2020 and reduce its prison population growth by almost 19%. in ohio in 2011, ohio enacted a law that eliminated the crack cocaine sente
from alabama, mississippi, georgia, virginia, and tennessee, and south carolina were unanimously opposed. in the east, the northeast, house republicans were 24 to 1 in favor, with new york and pennsylvania unanimous. well, the danger for the gop is it's becoming a religious sectional ultra conservative party great at winning and holding gerrymandered seats but too willing to sacrifice entire regions of the country. former congress chris shays is a republican from connecticut and howard fineman is editorial director of "the huffington post" as well as an msnbc political analyst and our pal and my pal. look, chris shays, it's great to have you on because you have always been my notion of a reasonable moderate republican from the moderate reasonable part of the country meaning connecticut. see how i warm you up here? now my question is why have you guys been abandoned by the southern crowd? it's almost like the civil war went the other way and the south somehow took over the party of lincoln, not that there's anything wrong with the south, but it's certainly made your party in a rig
operation founder bellmon run by an agent named dennis aiken who was originally from mississippi and he had this investigation that resulted in the conviction. >> the city will never get people to convict him. he had 67% of the voters thinking that he had done a good job even though they got he was guilty and when but he was sentenced in jail, they talked about how she was to people, dr. jekyll and mr. hyde. what he was convicted of is racketeering conspiracy but not actually being physically involved in any of the underlining acts. and he kind of frame it. he became a boss that was able to stay directly out of the line but he knew everything that was going on. she was the kind of guy that said how many rolls of toilet paper there were in the city hall. but he really didn't. so that was the defense but he didn't play out with the journey and he went to prison and relinquished his famous to pay, what he called his dead squirrel. he did his time and went out on talk radio to lead providence has changed a lot to be more like a queen to uncle you have a round of holidays but most of the people
. >> stephanie: alabama. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] if you have to guess -- mississippi? alabama? >> one of those. first two guesses for right wing nimrods proposing ridiculous things. arming teachers, despite opposition from school officials. oh boy. alabama lawmakers state representative carrie rich please and thank you plans to arm teachers and principals next week despite the opposition of school administrators and oh, here's an added bonus to his plan. it does not seem to provide for any training. >> oh, great. >> because that would cost money. >> who's going to buy the firearms for all of the teachers? >> stephanie: i think he's a little doughy -- >> don't they need some time to actually get acquainted with the gun? use it -- maybe do some target practice? >> stephanie: no no. >> more than once a year? >> stephanie: anyway, love this piece by elizabeth rosenthal. we'll post it. more guns equals more killings. >> it is already posted on your facebook page. [ ♪ magic wand ♪ ] >> stephanie: it is like magic! seriously, when all of this first happened and we looked at all of the st
to st. francis memorial hospital. it is the oldest burn unit west of the mississippi. >> the first 36 hours are -- or so we are giving massive volumes of fluid. it is not unusual to give one or two liters of fluid per hour. >> he could not address this specific case, but pain is managed with morphine and patients are kept as comfortable as possible during their treatment. he also says that burns to the face typically require about a seven-day hospital stay, but we don't know the severity of burns or if she sustained any other injuries. the last information we have is that they are still searching for derrick oliver -- dexter oliver, sorry. reporting live, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thank you, thomas. and stay with abc news on the latest for the search for the suspect. we will have updates on our website and the abc morning news at 4:30. >>> not too far from that scene two people were arrested after two cars were set on fire. just before 5:00 this evening in the bay view district witness saws a woman set her boyfriend's car and van on fire. witnesses said the woman came home and found
memorial hospital. it is the oldest burn unit west of the mississippi. >> the first 36 hours are -- or so we are giving massive volumes of fluid. it is not unusual to give one or two liters of fluid per hour. >> he could not address this specific case, but pain is managed with morphine and patients are kept as comfortable as possible during their treatment. he also says that burns to the face typically require about a seven-day hospital stay, but we don't know the severity of burns or if she sustained any other injuries. the last information we have is that they are still searching for derrick oliver -- dexter oliver, reporting reporting live, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thank you, thomas. and stay with abc news on thelar latest for the search for the suspect. we will have updates on our website and the abc morning news at 4:30. >>> not too far scene that scene two people were arrested after two cars were set on fire. just before 5:00 this evening in the bay view district witness saws a woman set her boyfriend's car and van on fire. witnesses said the woman came home and found her boyfri
mississippi. he voted against the sandy bill, too. but just four moblts ago, palazzo was thrilled to receive federal aid after hurricane isaac. he said we cannot thank the governor's office and fema enough for their continued support. he even held a press conference to talk about the importance of federal aid. >> i was able to sit in on a financial services hearing and we were talking about the importance of a national flood insurance program. 20,000 communities across america live on or near water and that program was so important to provide stability to families. >> that hipocracy is great. but, wait, there's more. after hurricane katrina in 2005, he was lining up to ask for federal help. he even put his name right on the paper work. send us money so we can put families back together. send us money? oh, i see. you need those funds right away when it's going to help you and yours. but when the victims are in blue states who voted for president obama, well, then they're on their own. did you congressman think we give you any relief from your own hipacracy? nice try, but we got you. so now i
of 3400 jobs. mississippi -- let's say that one more time. they added 13700 jobs, mostly in the mining, logging, and construction sector, but the unemployment rate is eight and a half%. here's the surprise. way out in the mountains. this city has set a bom recently. in the middle of 2012 the employment rate was over 7%. it is down to 56%, mostly due to hiring searcs at virginia tech university. and the number one city anthe most jobs is lafayette louisiana they boosted employment in the city by nearly 10%. the and plumbing rate is just about 4%, 1 of the lowest in the couny. already seen a big pickup in tourism. most of the new jobs, and the restaurant and retail industries. the big loser, where it -- losing three nap% of their workforce. you did notice that most of those cities are in the south. coming up, why investors ae ditching mutual funds, and what they are investing in. the federal government a mess. unable to give finans in order, but i states doing a better job? the results of the new report after the break. i thought i c, and i wished it would just go away. [rock music playi
mississippi. he led this investigation and ultimately resulted in buddies conviction. after an epic 2-month trial and a city where people said you will never get people to convict buddy cianci, a city where he went to prison with 67 percent of the voters still thinking he had done a good job in the value is guilty. and when he was sentenced by the judge, the judge talked about how he was really two people, dr. jekyll and mr. hyde. and buddy, in his own way, said, well, you know, privately to a friend later, how come i didn't get to f paychecks. well, convicted of racketeering conspiracy, being kind of in knowing about it but not actually being physically involved in the underlying acts. and buddy kind of friend it as what did i do? was convicted of being the mayor some of the jurors a spoke to felt otherwise, that he was a guy who knew how to keep himself insulated, kind of like a mob boss that he had once prosecuted, ironically. anti was able to stay out of the direct line, but he knew everything was going on. the kind of guy one juror told me, who know how many rolls of toilet paper there
you had big hair and a few lb's. those years in mississippi. a dark chapter. >> no, no. >> which was worse? which is worse? you decide. >> no. come on. >> and, by the way, the guy next to me who had his arm around me was hot. i attracted a hottie. with that lid and those extra lb's. anyway, go it our website. >> was he drunk? >> he was not. he was happy. okay? >> what do you do? send a picture. all right. favorite things. you guys know i wear this forward ring. it's a breast cancer ring. we sell it at the nbc experience store for $5. >> the money goes to -- >> yeah, to the komen foundation. >> usually it goes right to nbc universal. that's important to note. >> we've made some new things. these are all some other jewelry. this is another -- this is a forward ring that is metal, and then there's a necklace and a key chain. >> beautiful. >> the money goes to breast cancer research and things, so it's a nice little cause. >> it's a lovely thing. i'm wearing my jen miller today because she's coming on in a little bit. >> to talk jewels. >> to talk joolry so you can redo an outfit wit
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